Polidocanol at different concentrations for pleurodesis in rats

Cetin B., Kockaya E. A., Atalay C., Akay M.

SURGERY TODAY, vol.35, no.12, pp.1066-1069, 2005 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 35 Issue: 12
  • Publication Date: 2005
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s00595-005-3080-x
  • Journal Name: SURGERY TODAY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.1066-1069
  • Gazi University Affiliated: Yes


Purpose. We previously found that 0.5% polidocanol was more effective than tetracycline for pleurodesis in rats. Thus, we conducted the present study to evaluate the efficacy of different concentrations of polidocanol for pleurodesis in rats.